Blog Post: Battletech

Battletech: Best Mech In The Game

This week’s BATTLETECH poll- your vote for the BEST mech in the game? If we take into account the equation across all wight classes: battle value + speed + armor +weapons, which mechs come out on top? Which mech is number 1. My vote? The Jenner. First we look at battle value: 875. Perhaps a bit high for a light mech, but the Jenner easily performs as a medium mech for 200-300 battle value less. Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Battletech

Battletech: Battle Value Alternatives?

While there are a few exceptions out there- as such unit exceptions exist in all wargaming systems, the allocation of battle value for mechs between opponents works well enough in the game for a “fair” match. We both agree how much BV we want to play- pick our mechs and support units- tanks, infantry, etc. and roll for a mission. On average for the games I play and Battletech gamers I play with we can Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Chain Of Command

Chain Of Command World War II Support Choice Tactica

So I’ve been playing around with as many of the different support choices in CHAIN OF COMMAND as possible, and this is where I currently stand in terms of tacitca. CoC is unique in that all the army lists start out with a standard setup representing the history of the time- in the case of my late war German army I get three sections lead by a junior officer, each with two machine guns and Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago

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